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Florida bill targeting trans drivers license identification stalls in Senate, passes House

Listen: A controversial bill forcing transgender people to identify their sex assigned at birth on their driver’s license will not be heard in the Senate. However, the bill is still being considered in the House...
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Florida changes its policy: the state won’t let people change the gender on their driver’s licenses and suggests transgender individuals with correct licenses are committing fraud

Ron DeSantis’ administration quietly reversed a policy allowing Floridians to obtain driver’s licenses that reflect their gender identity.
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A Senate Republican files a bill to restrict Florida agencies in the use of personal pronouns

The bill is part of long-running battles in the Florida Legislature about issues related to gender identity.
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Ten big legal issues in Florida to watch in 2024

State and federal courts in 2024 are expected to buzz with major Florida cases including these ten.
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Tampa curfew plan advances The city of Tampa is one step closer to adopting a curfew for teens after having held the first reading of a new ordinance. The curfew would be directed at anyone...
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A judge will rule “as quick as I can” on healthcare restrictions for transgender Floridians

The law, in part, barred doctors from approving puberty blockers and hormone therapy for the treatment of minors with gender dysphoria.
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The Scoop: Thurs., December 14, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Affordable housing is top concern St. Pete residents were able to weigh in on how $50 million in funding associated with the Historic Gas Plant District redevelopment should be spent. Affordable housing was the top concern...
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Trial begins in a constitutional challenge to Florida restrictions on medical treatments for transgender people

The mother of a transgender girl testified that it would be “devastating” if the child could not get treatment in Florida.
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The Scoop: Thurs., November 30, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Transgender student rights Students walked out of a Broward County high school to support trans rights. A transgender student played on the girls’ volleyball team, leading to school staff being investigated.   Global temps foreshadow...
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Florida settles with a hotel over ‘Drag Queen Christmas’

Florida regulators and a Miami hotel have settled a dispute about minors attending an event last year titled “A Drag Show Christmas.”
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Broward County students walk out after transgender athlete controversy

School staff are being investigated after a transgender student played on the girls’ volleyball team at a Broward County high school.

Florida denies defying the judge in a case on blocking medical care for transgender people

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration disputes that it defied a federal judge’s decision on blocking Medicaid coverage for transgender people.

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